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James Paul Cordes (abt. 1699 - 1775)

James Paul Cordes
Born about in Province of Carolinamap
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Husband of — married 1 Jan 1730 in Charles Town, Province of South Carolinamap
[children unknown]
Died at about age 76 in St. John Berkeley Parish, Province of South Carolinamap
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James Paul Cordes was the son of Antoine Cordes and Esther Madeleine Balluet.[1]

On 1 January 1729/30 he married Elizabeth Simons at St. Philip's Church in Charles Town.[2]They had no children, and she evidently predeceased him since she is not mentioned in his Will.[1]

James Paul Cordes of St. John Berkeley Parish, made his Will on 2 December1774. He mentions nephews Peter Videau, John Cordes, Thomas Cordes, James Cordes, and Samuel Cordes, nieces Mary Videau and Ann Frewin, the children of his deceased nephew Daniel Cordes (Samuel, Thomas, Frances, Elizabeth, Catharine, and Marianne Cordes), and Ann Cordes, widow of Thomas Cordes.[3]

He died in November 1775 at age 76.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Richardson, Emma B. “Dr. Anthony Cordes and Some of His Descendants.” The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 43, no. 3 (1942): 133–55.
  2. Salley, A. S.. ed. Register of St. Philip's Parish Charles Town, South Carolina, 1720-1758 (1904), p. 160
  3. Will of James Paul Cordes "South Carolina Probate Records, Bound Volumes, 1671-1977," images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Charleston > Wills, 1776-1784, Vol. 018 > image 212 of 369; citing Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
  4. “Records Kept by Colonel Isaac Hayne (Continued).” The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 10, no. 4 (1909): 223.
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Citation: James Paul Cordes Birth: 1699 Death: Dec 2 1774 Parents: Anthoine Cordes, Esther Madaleine Cordes (born Baluet) Siblings: Magdalen Simons (born Cordes), Esther Marion (born Cordes), Thomas Cordes, Isacc Cordes, Francis Cordes, Anne Cordes Wife: Elizabeth Cordes (born Simons)

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